5 Reasons Truckers Love the Classic 359 Peterbilt Truck

The 359 Pete was Peterbilt’s top of the line conventional highway truck. In it’s day, it was THE hottest rig to own.

Peterbilt has made some great trucks, but this model, truly helped to make the Peterbilt company what it is today.

At the time the 359 was first introduced to the market, if a trucker wanted a long hood rig, the choice was the Peterbilt 359 or the Kenworth W900A truck.

The Pete 359’s had a large engine compartment. Almost any engine and transmission combination, could be spec’ed for an order.

Any specs could be ordered

Such as long hood, large breather canisters, high stacks, prominent grill.

Cool 359 signature features

Another added perk to the aluminum composition, was that it didn’t suffer from corrosion, so the bodies of this model, would, and have lasted a long time.

Aluminum body

Due to the steering box and the length of the steering axle.

Excellent turning radius

Not only was the style of this rig, top notch in it’s class, but it’s resale was like no other!

Solid after market value

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